Ongoing Fire Investigation

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2019 April 02

Cst. Kevin Goodmurphy

604.925.7348

19-3553

West Vancouver Police continue working with West Vancouver Fire and Rescue investigators to determine the cause of a structure fire at former location of the Ambleside Youth Centre. 

On March 30 at 10:45 pm, West Vancouver Police responded to a report of a structure fire at 1018 Pound Rd. Officers provided assistance to West Vancouver Fire and Rescue crews who managed the scene and were able to contain the fire to one building, while protecting a nearby animal shelter.  

To date, the cause of the fire in unknown, and West Vancouver Police Major Investigations Team is working with West Vancouver Fire and Rescue investigators to gather any potential evidence that may lead to a cause. West Vancouver Police continue to maintain scene security of the area until the fire investigation is complete. That includes the closure of Pound Rd. until further notice.  

Anyone with information about the fire or circumstances leading up to it, is asked to contact Cpl. Kellie English of WVPD’s Major Investigations Team at 604-925-7300 and reference police file number 19-3553.